Voters will be able to cast a ballot between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Parksville Community Centre (132 Jensen Avenue East) and Parksville Fellowship Baptist Church.
The 2022-2026 financial plan and tax rate bylaws will be considered by council during its April 20 meeting. Property tax notices will be mailed to residents and businesses in May.
Council voted in favour of Coun. Teresa Patterson’s motion to make the declaration. The motion also endorsed the concept of minimal lawn mowing in May for residential yards in the city.
Parksville council will hold several open budget deliberation meetings to discuss the city’s 2022-2026 financial plan.
The City of Parksville will hold three open budget deliberation meetings to discuss the 2022-2026 financial plan.
Coun. Doug O’Brien’s motion to appoint a member to the task force was passed during council’s Feb. 7 meeting. Mayor Ed Mayne then appointed Coun. Marylin Wilson to the position.
Council will meet to discuss potential sites, budget and timelines for the proposed Parksville Aquatic and Recreation Centre during a committee of the whole meeting at 1 p.m. on Feb. 16.
“We’ve gone two years now and we’re heading into a third year and I think the variant, although it’s been affecting a lot of people, it’s not very serious and I think we’re looking at the end of this coming,” said Coun. Al Greir.
“I find it unacceptable that the City of Parksville has been kept in the dark about the decision to locate emergency shelters in Parksville that inevitably require staff coordination with emergency services,” said Coun. Marilyn Wilson.
City council deferred discussion on a grant that would allow the city to complete its 20-year Parksville Community Park stormwater management master plan in five years, but would still leave the city on the hook for about $1.9 million of the cost.

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